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An image of Pangal panel (Two faces) by

Ambunti Mountains (Waskuk Hills), East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Pangal panel (Two faces)
Other titles:
Bark painting
Spathe painting (Two faces)
Place of origin
Ambunti Mountains (Waskuk Hills)East Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Kwoma people
Media category
Materials used
sago spathe (pangal), mineral pigments: yellow and white on black ground

113.0 x 33.0 cm; 12.7 x 5.1 cm handle

Purchased 1963
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1963 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1963, 76. 170

Christian Kaufmann, Planters and artists: the roles of leading members of the Kwoma in Papua New Guinea, Göttingen, 1972. For general information about the Kwoma people of the Waskuk Hills.

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 46. 93

Exhibition history (2)

Auction sale of primitive art of Australia, New Guinea, Africa - and a small armoury, Geoff K. Gray Pty. Ltd., Sydney, 17 Sep 1963–18 Sep 1963

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -